Seattle Parks and Recreation Seeks Name For New park in Wedgwood

October 18 deadline for submitting names Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) invites the public to submit potential names for the new park in Wedgwood. The deadline for submitting names to the Parks Naming Committee is Friday, October 18, 2019. Please submit suggestions for park names in writing by Friday, October 18, 2019 and include an explanation of how your suggestion matches the naming criteria. Send to Seattle Parks and Recreation, Parks Naming Committee, 100 Dexter Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98109, or by e-mail to paula.hoff@seattle.gov

Budget Town Hall with Council Member Pacheco and Mayor Durkan

The event will be held in the auditorium space of University Heights Center (5031 University Way, Seattle, WA 98105) on Saturday, September 7th. Doors will open at 11:30 am, with the panel discussion and Q+A running from 12:00 – 1:00. It will be a great opportunity for community members to learn more about the city budget, to hear from CM Pacheco and the Mayor about their priorities, and to share what you want to see in the budget with them. Have a look at this page for details and to RSVP.

Wedgwood Picnic Save the Date

The Wedgwood Community Council invites you to join us at the 2019 picnic! The picnic will take place on Saturday, September 14th, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Keep an eye out here and on our social media for more details. If you’re interested in volunteering or would like to have your business or organization represented at the picnic contact us at info@wedgwoodcc.org.

Speed Limit Change on 35th Ave NE

New speed limit signs have been installed on 35th Ave NE. The speed limit has been reduced from 30 mph to 25 mph. The new speed limit of 25 mph is legally in effect as soon as the new signs are in place. As a reminder, the default speed limit on arterials in the city of Seattle is 25 mph when not otherwise posted. SDOT collected speed data on 35th Ave NE in early June. Based on that data, they decided to reduce the speed limit to 25 mph in the retail business district from NE 65th to NE 89th streets. Since Read More …

Welcome Blue Poppy Floral

We’d like to welcome Blue Poppy Floral to Wedgwood. They’re located on the north-west corner of 35th Ave NE and NE 85th St, next to the Wedgwood Ale House. Blue Poppy Floral and Gifts specializes in floral arrangements for the home, events, and special occasions.  They also have a vast array of house plants, including orchids, kokedama, air plants, tropical, terrarium bar/succulents, and a wide variety of unique gifts and treats for people and pooches.

14th ANNUAL WEDGWOOD ART FESTIVAL

Come out and join the fun for free concerts, food trucks, kid’s activities, and of course art! This year there will also be a beer garden and art cars. JULY 13 & 14, 2019 Saturday 10am – 5pm Sunday 10am – 4pm FREE FINE ART FESTIVAL70+ JURIED ART & FINE CRAFT VENDORSFREE LIVE MUSIC – FOOD TRUCKS – CHILDREN’S CRAFTS​​Held at the Outdoor Playground at Our Lady of the Lake Parish SchoolCorner of 35th Ave NE and NE 89th ST For more information visit the official Wedgwood Art Festival web site.

Intersection Painting at Thornton Creek Elementary

A message from our neighbors at Thornton Creek Elementary… Hello neighbors, My name is Tristan Osborn and I represent parents from Thornton Creek Elementary, a Seattle Public School located at 7712 40th Ave NE, Seattle, 98115 in the Wedgwood neighborhood. Concern has been raised by parents regarding unsafe traffic conditions, especially during drop-off and pick-up times. We have taken several steps to enhance pedestrian safety in our neighborhood, including the installation of crossing flags at key pedestrian crosswalks around the school and the successful request of a funded crossing guard for NE 77th Street where it crosses 40th Ave NE. Read More …

Wedgwood Neighborhood Parade and Ice Cream Social Tonight

The Rainbow City Marching Band’s parade season kicks off in the neighborhood that they call home; Wedgwood neighbors come out to hear them play and follow them around as they parade through the neighborhood. The parade ends at Wedgwood Community Church, their home for rehearsals year-round, which hosts a community ice-cream social following the parade. Fun for the whole family! Full information here.